Forced demolitions have been labelled China’s greatest source of social unrest; Amnesty International reports that evictions have given rise to over 40 self-immolation protests in recent years. At 2Non—”Non Fiction...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 10, 2012
Ni Yulan, who has been stripped of her lawyer’s license, beaten until she could no longer walk unaided, and repeatedly imprisoned for defending the rights of forced demolition victims, has received a further prison...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 10, 2011
Proposed changes to China’s criminal procedure law would provide extrajudicial detentions with “a thicker veneer of legality”, according to Human Rights Watch: Enforced disappearances by the Chinese...
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”